The US President Donald trump has appointed a temporary head immigration and customs enforcement (ICE). About it reports Reuters.
They became Thomas Homan, more than 30 years served in the ranks of the Department. He previously held the position of Executive Director specializing in operations involving the arrest and deportation of illegal migrants. The former head of service Daniel Ragsdale moves to the position of his Deputy.
The reasons for trump to replace the head of service, are not specified. John Kelly, the head of the Ministry of national security, which includes ICE, expressed the hope that Homan “would continue to demonstrate as a strong and effective leader.”
The fight against illegal immigrants was one of the key points of the electoral program of the trump. Soon after inauguration, January 27, he signed a decree according to which on the territory of the United States prohibited the entry of citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan, including those who is the holder of a green card. In addition, for a period of 120 days suspended accepting Syrian refugees. The document notes that the entry of Syrian migrants to the detriment of US interests.
Commenting on his decision, trump said that this measure is not directed against Muslims, but against terrorists. According to him, the issuance of visas to citizens of all countries will resume as soon as additional measures will be taken in security policy within 90 days.